Bullies and Scoundrels

n Visiting Taiwan, Pelosi Capped Three Decades of Challenging China

From her first days in Congress, the future speaker was willing to confront China’s leaders. As she looked toward her legacy, the California Democrat was not about to back down this time.+ Aug. 2, 2022 By Carl Hulse Aug. 2, 2022 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “WASHINGTON — In 1991, a trio of junior House members on a bipartisan trip …

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Nancy Pelosi’s Trip to Taiwan Is Too Dangerous

July 28, 2022, 5:00 a.m. ET 612 comments By Bonnie S. Glaser and Zack Cooper Ms. Glaser is director of the Asia Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Mr. Cooper is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. “The United States and China are on a collision course in the Taiwan Strait. China’s ambitions …

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The U.S. Can Sanction Russian Gas to Punish Putin. I’m Asking It to Do the Same in Myanmar.

June 23, 2022 By Thinzar Shunlei Yi Ms. Thinzar is a Myanmar pro-democracy activist. “Myanmar’s modern history has been marked by colonial exploitation, military repression, violence and democracy denied. Grass-roots activists like me and thousands before me have dedicated our lives and sacrificed our safety to change this. But over the past year, an even deeper …

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Thousands Flee Myanmar for India Amid Fears of a Growing Refugee Crisis

For decades, armed conflict, political repression and targeted campaigns against minorities have forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave the country. Now many more are expected to follow. By Sui-Lee Wee Oct. 19, 2021Updated 10:31 a.m. ET Terrified farmers and families with children in Myanmar are fleeing into India as the military junta that seized power …

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Opinion | Donald Trump Is Going to India to Find Himself – The New York Times

By Pankaj Mishra Mr. Mishra is the author, most recently, of “Age of Anger: A History of the Present.” Feb. 21, 2020 Credit…Illustration by Pablo Delcan; Photographs by Doug Mills/The New York Times ” “I love Hindu,” Donald Trump proclaimed during his presidential campaign in 2016. That adoration of India’s majority population, and America’s richest and …

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Opinion | China’s Orwellian War on Religion – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof,   Opinion Columnist May 22, 2019 151 Police patrolling near the Id Kah Mosque in the old town of Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang region.CreditJohannes Eisele/Agence France-Presse — Getty Image 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “Let’s be blunt: China is accumulating a record of Orwellian savagery toward religious people. At times under Communist Party rule, repression of faith has …

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Opinion | India’s Most Oppressed Get Their Revenge – By Meena Kandasamy – The New York Times

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s rule came with an attack on Dalits and the minorities. Now Dalit leaders are fighting back to defeat the Hindu nationalists. By Meena Kandasamy Ms. Kandasamy is a poet and a novelist. May 15, 2019  Dalits, India’s most marginalized people, at a protest in New Delhi last August.CreditSajjad Hussain/Agence France-Presse — Getty …

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Editorial | Will Donald Trump Stand Up to China? – The New York Times

“President Xi Jinping has imposed China’s most sweeping internment program since Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution of 1966-76, when more than one million people were killed and millions of others were imprisoned, tortured and humiliated. Citing credible reports, a United Nations panel last month said up to one million Uighurs, a Turkic Muslim minority, are being held in detention camps without benefit of …

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Race Against the Rains- video of Rohingya in Bangladesh – The New York Times

Video trip through the largest refugee camp in the world. The Rohingya in Bangladesh prepare for the coming monsoon rains. About this article   NYTIMES.COM Race Against the Rains The race to rebuild the world’s largest refugee camp, where monsoon rains threaten flooding, landslides and disease. Source: Race Against the Rains – The New York …

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Opinion | What Really Happens in China’s ‘Re-education’ Camps – By Rian Thum – NYT

“What does it take to intern half a million members of one ethnic group in just a year? Enormous resources and elaborate organization, but the Chinese authorities aren’t stingy. Vast swathes of the Uighur population in China’s western region of Xinjiang — as well as Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and other ethnic minorities — are being detained …

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